Patents by Inventor Michael Chad Hollis

Michael Chad Hollis has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10945725
    Abstract: Inserters for dynamic implants include hooks that engage connecting means of the implants and rams that press against bridges of the implants when the inserters are actuated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: CROSSROADS EXTREMITY SYSTEMS, LLC
    Inventors: Michael Chad Hollis, Daniel Sayger
  • Publication number: 20200383711
    Abstract: Bone fixation systems include various combinations of stabilizing members, dynamic elements, fasteners, and locking mechanisms. Bone plates receive dynamic bone staples and bone screws. Other dynamic elements include elbow pegs, straight pegs, and wire pegs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Michael Chad Hollis, Vernon Raymond Hartdegen, Daniel Sayger
  • Publication number: 20200253650
    Abstract: A minimally invasive method of correcting a bunion includes performing an osteotomy to divide the metatarsal into first and second portions, implanting a nail in the first portion, securing a suture to the joint capsule, tensioning the suture to align the great toe with the metatarsal, attaching the suture to the nail, and fastening the nail to the second portion. A first guide block includes a plurality of coplanar passages to guide an instrument to create one or more holes in the metatarsal in advance of the osteotomy, and a second guide block includes a guide slot for another instrument to complete the osteotomy. The method can be performed through an incision of .5 inches or less. The nail includes an anchor portion for anchoring in the first portion, a head for attachment to a second portion, and can include a passage for attachment of the suture.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: Bradley Lamm, Michael Chad Hollis, Daniel Sayger
  • Patent number: 10646263
    Abstract: A minimally invasive method of correcting a bunion includes performing an osteotomy to divide the metatarsal into first and second portions, implanting a nail in the first portion, securing a suture to the joint capsule, tensioning the suture to align the great toe with the metatarsal, attaching the suture to the nail, and fastening the nail to the second portion. A first guide block includes a plurality of coplanar passages to guide an instrument to create one or more holes in the metatarsal in advance of the osteotomy, and a second guide block includes a guide slot for another instrument to complete the osteotomy. The method can be performed through an incision of 0.5 inches or less. The nail includes an anchor portion for anchoring in the first portion, a head for attachment to a second portion, and can include a passage for attachment of the suture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: CROSSROADS EXTREMITY SYSTEMS, LLC
    Inventors: Bradley Lamm, Michael Chad Hollis, Daniel Sayger
  • Publication number: 20200100820
    Abstract: Bone fixation systems include various combinations of stabilizing members, dynamic elements, fasteners, and locking mechanisms. Bone plates receive dynamic bone staples and bone screws. Other dynamic elements include elbow pegs, straight pegs, and wire pegs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2019
    Publication date: April 2, 2020
    Inventors: Michael Chad Hollis, Vernon Raymond Hartdegen, Daniel Sayger
  • Publication number: 20200015865
    Abstract: A minimally invasive method of correcting a bunion includes performing an osteotomy to divide the metatarsal into first and second portions, implanting a nail in the first portion, securing a suture to the joint capsule, tensioning the suture to align the great toe with the metatarsal, attaching the suture to the nail, and fastening the nail to the second portion. A first guide block includes a plurality of coplanar passages to guide an instrument to create one or more holes in the metatarsal in advance of the osteotomy, and a second guide block includes a guide slot for another instrument to complete the osteotomy. The method can be performed through an incision of 0.5 inches or less. The nail includes an anchor portion for anchoring in the first portion, a head for attachment to a second portion, and can include a passage for attachment of the suture.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2018
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Inventors: Bradley Lamm, Michael Chad HOLLIS, Daniel SAYGER
  • Patent number: 10492841
    Abstract: An assembly used in osteosynthesis comprising a delivery instrument in combination with an implant wherein the delivery instrument releasably holds the implant in a first configuration prior to attachment of the implant to bone. The delivery instrument allows the implant to be affixed to bone before the implant is released from the instrument. And the instrument may comprise guide means for drills, depth gauges, screws, pins, pegs, blades and or drivers which are used or implanted when the implant is releasably attached to the instrument. After the implant is affixed to bone and released from the delivery instrument, the implant assumes at least a second configuration which provides compression and or distraction and or control of spacial orientation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: CROSSROADS EXTREMITY SYSTEMS, LLC
    Inventors: Vernon R. Hartdegen, Michael Chad Hollis
  • Patent number: 10433888
    Abstract: Bone fixation systems include various combinations of stabilizing members, dynamic elements, fasteners, and locking mechanisms. Bone plates receive dynamic bone staples and bone screws. Other dynamic elements include elbow pegs, straight pegs, and wire pegs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Crossroads Extremity Systems, LLC
    Inventors: Michael Chad Hollis, Vernon Raymond Hartdegen, Daniel Sayger
  • Publication number: 20190223927
    Abstract: Bone fixation systems include various combinations of stabilizing members, dynamic elements, fasteners, and locking mechanisms. Bone plates receive dynamic bone staples and bone screws. Other dynamic elements include elbow pegs, straight pegs, and wire pegs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventors: Michael Chad Hollis, Vernon Raymond Hartdegen, Daniel Sayger
  • Publication number: 20190185192
    Abstract: A terminally sterilized medical procedure kit includes a recovered item and a new item packaged together as a single stock keeping unit. A method for processing at least a portion of a first medical procedure kit includes the steps of receiving a recoverable item of the first kit, performing a processing operation on the recoverable item, providing a new item, combining the recoverable item and the new item in a second kit, and terminally sterilizing the second kit. A method for recovering at least a portion of a terminally sterilized medical procedure kit includes the steps of purchasing a recoverable item of the first kit from an owner and receiving the recoverable item by the purchaser.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2019
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Applicant: CROSSROADS EXTREMITY SYSTEMS, LLC
    Inventors: Robert Glen Coleman, Michael Chad HOLLIS, Vernon Raymond HARTDEGEN
  • Patent number: 10299842
    Abstract: Bone fixation systems include various combinations of stabilizing members, dynamic elements, fasteners, and locking mechanisms. Bone plates receive dynamic bone staples and bone screws. Other dynamic elements include elbow pegs, straight pegs, and wire pegs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: CROSSROADS EXTREMITY SYSTEMS, LLC
    Inventors: Michael Chad Hollis, Vernon Raymond Hartdegen, Daniel Sayger
  • Patent number: 10252829
    Abstract: A terminally sterilized medical procedure kit includes a recovered item and a new item packaged together as a single stock keeping unit. A method for processing at least a portion of a first medical procedure kit includes the steps of receiving a recoverable item of the first kit, performing a processing operation on the recoverable item, providing a new item, combining the recoverable item and the new item in a second kit, and terminally sterilizing the second kit. A method for recovering at least a portion of a terminally sterilized medical procedure kit includes the steps of purchasing a recoverable item of the first kit from an owner and receiving the recoverable item by the purchaser.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Crossroads Extremity Systems, LLC
    Inventors: Robert Glen Coleman, Michael Chad Hollis, Vernon Raymond Hartdegen
  • Publication number: 20190046183
    Abstract: A system for implant delivery includes a n implant and an inserter. The implant includes a body that extends between first and second ends. The implant includes retainers extending outwardly from the first and second ends. The retainers are received in corresponding jaws of the inserter. When the implant is connected to the inserter and the inserter is actuated, the implant elastically deforms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2017
    Publication date: February 14, 2019
    Inventors: Vernon R. Hartdegen, Michael Chad Hollis, Daniel Sayger, John Krumme
  • Publication number: 20180353172
    Abstract: Implants with integral or modular anti-rotation features and related instruments are disclosed. The anti-rotation features do not preclude the implants from applying compression.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2018
    Publication date: December 13, 2018
    Inventors: Vernon R. Hartdegen, Michael Chad Hollis, Scott Hill
  • Publication number: 20180317906
    Abstract: Inserters for dynamic implants include hooks that engage connecting means of the implants and rams that press against bridges of the implants when the inserters are actuated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2018
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Inventors: Michael Chad Hollis, Daniel Sayger
  • Publication number: 20170281157
    Abstract: An assembly used in osteosynthesis comprising a delivery instrument in combination with an implant wherein the delivery instrument releasably holds the implant in a first configuration prior to attachment of the implant to bone. The delivery instrument allows the implant to be affixed to bone before the implant is released from the instrument. And the instrument may comprise guide means for drills, depth gauges, screws, pins, pegs, blades and or drivers which are used or implanted when the implant is releasably attached to the instrument. After the implant is affixed to bone and released from the delivery instrument, the implant assumes at least a second configuration which provides compression and or distraction and or control of spatial orientation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2017
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Inventors: Vernon R. Hartdegen, Michael Chad Hollis, Glen Coleman, Daniel Sayger
  • Patent number: D869657
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: CROSSROADS EXTREMITY SYSTEMS, LLC
    Inventors: Michael Chad Hollis, Daniel Sayger
  • Patent number: D870284
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: CROSSROADS EXTREMITY SYSTEMS, LLC
    Inventors: Michael Chad Hollis, Vernon R. Hartdegen
  • Patent number: D891619
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: CROSSROADS EXTREMITY SYSTEMS, LLC
    Inventors: Michael Chad Hollis, Daniel Sayger
  • Patent number: D892331
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: CROSSROADS EXTREMITY SYSTEMS, LLC
    Inventors: Michael Chad Hollis, Vernon R. Hartdegen